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Dijon Chicken Salad

 Dijon Chicken Salad
This is, by far, my most requested recipe. In addition to the traditional grapes, this chicken salad also features sweet apricots.—Raymond Sienko, Hawleyville, Connecticut
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup seedless green grapes, halved
  • 1 cup seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small bowl,
  • combine the mayonnaise, honey, mustard, salt and pepper. Pour into
  • chicken mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  • Serve on a lettuce-lined plate. Sprinkle with almonds. Yield: 6
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1-1/4 cups) equals 504 calories, 33 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 93 mg cholesterol, 513 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 30 g protein.

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Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.